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11th January 2011 12:25:00
Posted by Dave Foster

Wild Target (US) in February

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Wild Target on 8th February 2011. This British comedy stars Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt and Rupert Grint.

From director Jonathan Lynn (The Whole Nine Yards) comes this lively British remake of the 1993 French hit “Cible Emouvante.” Victor Maynard (Nighy) is a middle-aged, solitary assassin whose professional routine is interrupted when he falls for his intended hit, Rose (Blunt). When he spares Rose’s life, Victor inadvertently acquires a young apprentice, Tony (Grint). Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous intentions of his unhappy client, resulting in comedic mayhem.

Available on 1-Disc Blu-ray and 1-Disc DVD, SRP is $29.99 and $22.98 respectively. Both feature English audio (DD5.1 on DVD, 5.1 DTS-HD MA on BD), English SDH and Spanish subtitles and a single extra – On Target with Emily Blunt. The press release notes “Discs are available only in the U.S.” (so presumably not available in Canada).

About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.

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